Meanwhile, Little Big Town claimed their award in the best country duo/group performance for “Pontoon.” This marks the quartet’s first Grammy. Songwriters Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins won the Grammy for best country song for Carrie Underwood ’s “Blown Away.”
The categories for best country album and best country solo performance were not announced at the afternoon ceremony.
In addition, Raitt’s Slipstream claimed a Grammy in the Americana category, while Mumford & Sons , Old Crow Medicine Show and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes shared a win in the long-form music video category for Big Easy Express.
In addition, the best folk album Grammy was presented to The Goat Rodeo Sessions and performers Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile , while the best blues album went to Dr. John’s Locked Down.